Tag Archives: Skin Care

Setting Expectations with Your Clients

We all have that one client. That one that is loyal and sweet, but they are always asking for a free product or service. We do our best to please all clients, but you are tired of it! You do not work for free, but you do not want to risk losing your loyal client. What can you do? Is this normal?

What is Micellar Cleansing Water and how do I use it?

When you first come across the word “micellar” your first thought may be “What the heck is that and am I pronouncing this right?”. Same! Pronounced mi-cel-lar, this cleansing water has been used in France for decades. Although it’s been sold in the U.S. for quite some time now, it wasn’t until recently that major companies started to really market this product. This three in one product removes makeup, cleanses AND tones!

Mineral Makeup: Tips and Tricks

Mineral Makeup

Although men and women have been painting their bodies with minerals for thousands of years, this quiet cosmetic revolution came about in the 1970’s. Mineral powder is something that anyone and everyone can use. Most mineral powders offer great benefits, but be sure to take a look at the ingredients. “Mineral Enriched” does not necessarily mean that it is a mineral powder.

Steering Clear of Conflict and Confrontation in Your Spa

Spa Customer Service

Working in a spa can be a good way to gain the experience you need before starting a business of your own. Therapist at all levels of experience found comfort in working in a spa long-term. Some may think that there are no ethical challenges when working in a spa environment, but only in a perfect world would that exist. Just like in any other industries, standards widely vary. Clashes over values and viewpoints are common, and the difference in attitude may cause frustration. Here are a few key points that will steer you clear of CONFLICT and CONFRONTATION with your client. These tips should not be regarded as limitations or restrictions, but should be viewed as a goal in which the skin care professional should strive towards. 

Ingredient Highlight: Meadowfoam Seed Oil

rejuvenative serum

Meadowfoam seed oil is a light, very absorbent, non-greasy oil that is cold pressed from the seeds of Limnanthes alba. Similar to jojoba oil, meadowfoam seed oil resembles human sebum and is slightly waxy.  This oil is stable, sustainable and light. Anyone with mature or dry skin will love this eco-friendly sustainable oil. Meadowfoam seed oil is a great carrier oil that is a remarkable moisturizer and offers tons of beauty benefits!

FDA new requirements for sunscreen labels

By next summer you will see many changes to sunscreen labels.  These changes are going to be required by the FDA and will provide us with more information about the sunscreen products we purchase. The FDA is taking some steps to help protect consumers from excessive sun exposure. This is great news for consumers!  This will make it easier to choose the right sun protection.

How safe are your Anti-Aging Creams?

We are always concerned about safety but many times we do not seem to concerned about what is put on the skin.  We are usually very obsessive about reading ingredient labels and buying products that are natural or organic.  

Tips to find the right natural skincare product

How to find the right natural skincare product?
The beauty market can already be confusing enough and now with trying to find natural products can be over whelming.  Did you know that at the moment there is not a real definition for “Natural” in the personal care industry?  Many products can call themselves “natural” but are they really?

Ingredient Update: Rooibos Tea Extract

 

 

Rooibos Tea Extract Benefits in Skin Care
Rooibos Tea Extract also known as the Aspalathus Linearis plant.  It is an antioxidant ingredient that is becoming very popular in the Natural and Organic Skin Care products market because of its healing and anti aging properties.  Many companies are turning to ingredients like Rooibos Tea as an organic alternative to harsh chemicals on the market.  This extract is also mild enough for all skin types, both men and women and people of all ages.